Abstinence regimes marking the new year can sometimes backfire, and asceticism isn't always a virtue.
The majority are opposed to enhancements to slow the aging process and extend lifespans beyond 100 years. What could explain this sentiment?
Mindfulness has found a second life, but appears divorced from its roots. What does the co-opting of the technique mean?
When we buy fruit at the grocery store, we often fail to realize the intensive and undervalued human labor that goes into growing and harvesting that fruit.
Colorado students are testifying in favor of a bill that would make comprehensive sex education the norm in public schools, but not all parents are happy with the legislation.
Is the western understanding of mental health and mental illness necessarily the best understanding?
Gender-based pricing is an insidious problem women face at almost every turn, and it won't be solved until companies can be convinced it's not lucrative.
Gene editing is controversial for many reasons, but it's especially thorny when it comes to issues such as selective abortion, disease, and disability.
Self-care is crucial, but is it overly commodified?
We've been taught from a young age to wash our hands frequently and use powerful disinfectants to clean our homes. But how clean is too clean?